STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Dharwad building collapse: Toll reaches 13, 61 rescued, more feared trapped

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will be visiting the building collapse site on Thursday at noon. He will be landing in Hubballi in a special flight and will go to Dharwad by road. 

Published: 21st March 2019 12:17 PM  |   Last Updated: 21st March 2019 11:37 PM   |  A+A-

On Wednesday night, the rescue teams heard loud cries of few people of which two were pulled out.

On Wednesday night, the rescue teams heard loud cries of few people of which two were pulled out. | EPS

By Express News Service

DHARWAD: The death toll in the Dharwad building collapse in Karnataka went up to 13 on Thursday, as rescue teams managed to pull out 61 from the debris. As per latest reports, 10 still are feared trapped under the rubbles.

The rescue teams continued the operation entire night but could not retrieve survivours nor any victims.

On Wednesday night, the rescue teams heard loud cries of few people of which two were pulled out. The condition of the other two, stuck in the same place is not known. 

Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy will be visiting the building collapse site on Thursday at noon. He will be landing in Hubballi in a special flight and will go to Dharwad by road. 

ALSO READ: Dharwad building collapse: Little delay in lunch break causes death of father, son

He is also expected to meet the injured and family members of those who are still trapped under the rubble.

Meanwhile, large numbers of residents from Dharwad joined the rescue teams on Wednesday night and helped to clear debris from the site.

Many also provided food and water throughout the night.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

IPL_2020
flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp